Some are shy, some are outgoing -- all are eager to make it on stage. This group of kids from Westfield High School in Fairfax County, Va., has tried out for leading roles in their school's production of "The Wiz," the Tony Award-winning black musical based on L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz." Not all will land their dream role, but it won't be for lack of trying. Read more about these aspiring thespians in their own words.
(Courtesy Jade Jones/Nick Cirillo/Russell Wagoner/Chris Wildy)